Cheese Soufflé Bites

a.k.a Cheesy Poofs

Ingredients (makes 12-pieces for standard muffin pan ):

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/5 lb butter (3oz, 90gr)
  • 1 cup water (8oz, 250ml)
  • 6 flat tablespoons white flour
  • 150 gr grated cheese (cheddar is best, TexMex mix good too)
  • PAM spray or oil or a bit of butter

Utensils:

  • Appropriate size non-stick saucepan
  • 12-piece muffin pan (non-stick, sprayed with PAM or oiled)
  • Whisk or electric hand mixer (but don’t scratch the pot!)
  • Clean dish towel or paper towel
  • Oven mitts

 

Procedure:

  • In appropriate saucepan, boil water and butter together until butter is melted and it bubbles.

  • Lower the heat.

  • Add all the flour at once, keep mixing with the whisk or the hand blender until mixture is smooth, thick and no longer sticks to pot.
  • Take pot off the stove and allow to cool down to room temperature.

  • Blend in one egg at a time and some of the cheese, until it’s all mixed.

  • Put mixture in the greased muffin pan, with a spoon. Divide evenly.

Baking:

  • Pre-heat oven to 425F. Bake for 30min (or longer) until golden.

  • When done, take out pan (use oven mitts!) and empty it on the towel and allow to cool.

Water, butter and flour

Mix Water, butter and flour

Water, butter and flour

Cook water, butter and flour to a paste 

Blend in flour

Blend in flour and let cool

Blend in eggs and cheese

Blend in eggs and cheese, alternating 

Blend in cheese

Blend in cheese and eggs alternating

Pour mixture into muffin pan

Pour mixture into greased muffin pan

Bake at 450F

Bake at 425F for 30 min approximately until golden brown 

Cheese souffle and coffee

Enjoy:)